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Brotherly reunion? Expansion draft, Dingers!
We’re quickly approaching the NHL Expansion Draft (July 21) and that means the Columbus Blue Jackets have decisions to make in terms of who to protect and leave exposed for the Seattle Kraken to choose from. We also talk about the big trade in hockey yesterday, and how that might impact the Blue Jackets. On this episode of The Cannon Cast, we also get into: Duncan Keith for Caleb Jones: How that trade might impact a brotherly reunion? Which Blue Jacket has the best chance of ending up in Seattle? Who wins the Home Run Derby? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
39 min
102
Remembering Matiss Kivlenieks, new assistants, ...
On Monday morning the Columbus Blue Jackets organization, the entire fanbase, and NHL woke up to the tragic news that goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks passed away over the weekend. Elaine Shircliff joined the podcast this week to share thoughts and stories on Matiss. On this episode of The Cannon Cast: Remembering Matiss Kivlenieks Blue Jackets form their coaching staff Stanley Cup Finals Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
33 min
103
Fixing Blue Jackets marketing, new roles, Jack ...
The Columbus Blue Jackets spent the last week making front office moves while simultaneously trying to put their finger on exactly what needs to be changed moving forward. On this episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: Improving the Blue Jackets marketing, making the organization more desirable Rick Nash’s new role Who do the Blue Jackets expose for the expansion draft? Jack Eichel? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
39 min
104
With Larsen installed, here’s what we’re hoping...
Surely the Columbus Blue Jackets weren’t going to pin their rebuild, or retooling efforts, whatever you want to call it upon Brad Larson to lead the charge. But here we are. On this episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: Brad Larsen is the new coach Larsen addressing criticisms head-on, players seem to support him, and Larsen might relate to players Get good assistants, develop fun, high-event hockey, and small victories we want to see Jackets sign Grégory Hoffman Playoffs: New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning, Montreal Canadiens vs Vegas Golden Knights Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
40 min
105
Domi to miss time, marketing needs to be better
The Columbus Blue Jackets got bad news last week when it was announced they would be without another top-six forward for the start of next season due to off-season shoulder surgery for Max Domi. On this week's edition of The Cannon Cast we touch upon: Max Domi Marketing needs to improve A favorite endorsement for coach? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
33 min
106
Seth Jones on the trade block? What’s Jarmo’s p...
It’s Memorial Day, hopefully, you’re all having a great long weekend! As we get into the hockey news, a Columbus Blue Jackets bombshell broke over the weekend, on Saturday night to be exact, when it was announced that Seth Jones has no intentions of committing to the Blue Jackets at this time. As he intends to check out free agency next summer as a UFA for the first time, how does that ripple affect the organization? In this episode of The Cannon Cast we get into Jones, the Stanley Cup Playoffs marching forward, and a whole lot more including: Seth Jones on the trade block? Does Jarmo have a plan? Is Shane Wright the next big thing? Riley’s better than Seeds Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
49 min
107
John Davidson is back, Stanley Cup Playoffs
Last week the Columbus Blue Jackets made headlines when they reached an agreement to bring back President of Hockey Operations John Davidson. Fans are excited and so are we! In this episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: John Davidson and the team looking to get to work Money shouldn’t be a factor for the next coach Stanley Cup Playoffs Blue Jackets in the World Championships Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
37 min
108
Stanley Cup Playoffs! Gerard Gallant, Seth Jone...
The Columbus Blue Jackets are on the golf course but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk playoffs! In this episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: Breaking down each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Is Michael Del Zotto returning? Seth Jones aka Artemi Panarin 2.0? Gerard Gallant coming back? Here’s the video we referenced with Kelly Hrudey on Vitek Vanecek, and the Cutting 2 the Chase podcast with former SB Nation writer Ryan Quigley. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
109
Torts’ legacy? The next coach? JD back to Cbus?
It’s officially the off-season for the Columbus Blue Jackets as they closed out the regular season with a 5-4 overtime win at home against the Detroit Red Wings. Upon that win, changes are already in store as John Tortorella and the Blue Jackets are mutually parting ways. We get into that, who the next coach might be? Tom Wilson, and a whole lot more on this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast including: John Tortorella’s legacy? Talking next coach, some with CBJ ties? John Davidson back to Columbus? Tom Wilson’s antics are enough Real Housewives of New York Rangers Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
45 min
110
Yegor Chinakhov signs deal, anonymous Blue Jack...
We’ve hit the final week of the regular season for the Columbus Blue Jackets as they play the final three games at Nationwide Arena against the Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings. There were some interesting topics on this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast as we get into: Blue Jackets sign Yegor Chinakhov and Justin Danforth Aaron Portzline’s article in The Athletic provides a hot barometer inside Blue Jackets’ organization Shouting out Alex Nedeljkovic Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
40 min
111
Jarmo vs Torts? Andrew Peeke, NHL on TNT
Even with the Columbus Blue Jackets mired in a slump and just playing out the string, there are quite a bit of juicy storylines to delve into. And shoutout new Cannon Writer Dale Bloom making his podcasting debut! On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: Torts vs Kekalainen? Jarmo shares insight on the Two-Man Advantage Podcast What’s the deal with Andrew Peeke? The NHL moves to TNT Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
112
Elaine answers our questions about the Clevelan...
This week we had former Cannon writer Elaine Shircliff — she covers the AHL’s Central Division for Full Press Hockey — back to answer our questions about the Cleveland Monsters. It was great to get perspective on prospects and hear about how things are going for Ohio’s other hockey team. We saw one of those Cleveland guys make his NHL debut for the Columbus Blue Jackets last night. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: What impact has COVID had on the AHL season in general, and on the Monsters in particular? Gavin Bayreuther’s Blue Jackets debut Tyler Angle and Carson Meyer  Which players on the Monsters have surprised you this season? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
38 min
113
Blue Jackets trade three, recoup draft picks
The NHL traded deadline has come and gone and Columbus Blue Jackets traded off those that were rumored including captain Nick Foligno and Riley Nash to Toronto, and David Savard to Tampa Bay for an abundance of draft picks. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: Blue Jackets Trade Deadline — Farewell to the past, hello future? Does Nick Foligno return? Off-season outlook Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
114
Waving the white flag, Preparing for trades?
The Columbus Blue Jackets kind of had a better week. I mean, for starters they did get a win against the Tampa Bay Lightning. And led the second game before losing 3-2. The effort was there but probably too little too late after their Detroit no-show. Then the Florida Panthers swept the weekend with ole friend-turned foes stealing the show. Sergei Bobrovsky was recognized for his 500-and-counting career NHL games on Saturday, while Alexander Wennberg potted his first-career hat trick. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: Better weekend? Potential trades and departures? Trade ramifications and organizational impact Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
37 min
115
All the good vibes gone
Last week, we were pretty upbeat about the Columbus Blue Jackets and they were starting to pull us back in. They had come off two consecutive wins at the Carolina Hurricanes in overtime and shootout and we thought ‘here they come.’ After a week that saw them garner just one measly point and getting swept — thoroughly outplayed at the Detroit Red Wings — the good vibes are long gone. The Jackets have slipped to sixth in the Central Division and the Nashville Predators have roared back with five-straight victories to take the last playoff spot. Losers of four in a row, Columbus now finds themselves just one win ahead of the Red Wings in the standings, and six points above the Central Division basement. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: A pathetic display in Detroit Sell for the future Roster movement Still better than the Buffalo Sabres Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
35 min
116
Getting roped back in? Texier and Grigorenko, M...
The Columbus Blue Jackets came off a surprisingly good week (I know, bad timing with last night’s loss) following their disappointing week. Jeckle-Hyde and so forth. A regular March Madness with this team. Following back-to-back surprising wins at the Carolina Hurricanes, the Blue Jackets came home to finish the four-game set with Carolina. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: Whether the Blue Jackets are sucking us back in? Mikhail Grigorenko and Alexandre Texier heading back and forth via Taxi Squad? Potential trade decisions? and much more! Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
34 min
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Recapping last week, Blue Jackets make trade, f...
The Columbus Blue Jackets come off a disappointing week which saw them pick up four of a possible eight points. It’s more disappointing once you consider where they are in the standings — four points behind the Chicago Blackhawks for the final playoff spot, four points above the Nashville Predators who are chasing Columbus. Some missed opportunities were left out on the ice. A tough loss against the Florida Panthers in game two of last week’s back-to-back was disappointing enough before Columbus dropped Sunday’s tilt in a shootout to the Stars. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: Blue Jackets don’t play Laine in overtime but learning from that? Blue Jackets trade Veini Vehvilainen to Maple Leafs for defenseman Mikko Lehtonen Columbus off until Thursday to face the Carolina Hurricanes Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
118
Passion, Fury, Fire. What’s ahead for CBJ, Who'...
Last week we were waiting for the Columbus Blue Jackets to shake their skid, which they did with a 4-1 win at home in front of fans against the Detroit Red Wings. Then they hit the road for Dallas, splitting two games, but coming home with an ugly 5-0 Saturday night loss. Now the Jackets are looking to feast on home-cooking as the Florida Panthers and Dallas Stars are each in town for two games apiece. On this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast we get into: Takeaways over the last week? Elvis Merzlikins is back but Patrik Laine might be injured? Play your centers at center! Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
119
Torts on hot seat? Struggles continue, Wings & ...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have really hit the skids, dropping two more to the Predators in Nashville over the weekend and five-consecutive overall. Now they’ll face the Red Wings at home for a Tuesday night puck drop. Detroit is only four points behind Columbus as things are appearing dire as ever in CBJ land. We delve into all of this and more on this week’s edition of The Cannon Cast including: John Tortorella on the hot seat? Can’t ever win in Nashville Red Wings and Stars next Ending on positive notes Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
33 min
120
Blue Jackets radio voice, Bob McElligott
You hear him on your FM dial every time the Columbus Blue Jackets hit the ice. Obviously, we're talking about the official radio voice of the Blue Jackets, play-by-play man Bob McElligott! Bob stopped by the podcast this week to provide his insight into the club as well as share stories about some of your favorite cast of characters. On this week's episode of The Cannon Cast, we delve into: Calling Blue Jackets games without fans Getting to know the real John Tortorella What's going on with the 2021 Blue Jackets Bob's favorite career highlights and so much more! Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
50 min
121
Torts+Laine, Foligno in OT, Stenlund and sourdough
Points are at a premium in a shortened hockey season and the Columbus Blue Jackets are doing what they can to stay in the thick of a crowded Central Division. After what feels like an all-too-familiar series split once again, this time with the Chicago Blackhawks, the Blue Jackets started the week with a rare one-game tilt at the Carolina Hurricanes (7-3 shellacking), before facing the Nashville Predators on Thursday and Saturday at home. In this edition of The Cannon Cast we talk about:  Patrik Laine benched after reportedly mouthing off to an assistant coach, is he long for CBJ? Thanks to guys like Laine, Jack Roslovic, and Cam Atkinson, the offense might be breaking out? Weird decision to use Nick Foligno in OT? Mikko Koivu retirement might give others more chances in the lineup Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
122
Controversy, Defensive miscues, plus Laine & Ro...
Coming off a split against the Dallas Stars last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets kicked off the first of two games against the Carolina Hurricanes on Super Bowl Sunday, and Sunday’s 6-5 loss was shrouded in controversy. In this edition of The Cannon Cast we talk about:  Columbus against the world? Defensive play is supposed to be the identity — what gives? Injuries hitting Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic make good first impressions and much more! Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
35 min
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Adding Patrick Laine but who sits? PLD not tied...
The Columbus Blue Jackets come back home after a weekend split at the Chicago Blackhawks! They’ll face the Dallas Stars with games Tuesday and Thursday. Patrik Laine is also in Columbus and could be cleared to play as soon as Tuesday. In addition to clearing the travel hurdles and COVID protocols, Laine was skating at Nationwide Arena on Monday. In this edition of The Cannon Cast we talk about:  Patrik Laine's debut on tap next? Who comes out of the lineup for the star winger? Pierre-Luc Dubois’ mysterious exit not tied to the futures of Seth Jones, Zach Werenski? Cleveland Monsters Rachel’s onion ice cream Super Bowl predictions join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29 min
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PLD for Laine, Roslovic, win over Bolts, lookin...
Maybe the drama just needed to end for the seemingly black cloud over Columbus to be lifted. The drama of course referring to now-former Blue Jackets’ center Pierre-Luc Dubois being traded for star scorer Patrik Laine from the Jets. And if Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Lightning — the first in the post-PLD era — is any indication, there’s a reason that spirits might be high as the team appeared looser already. With Patrik Laine now aboard, as well as Columbus native Jack Roslovic, the Blue Jackets have a big week ahead with some other notable Jackets’ alumni coming back to town. In this edition of The Cannon Cast we talk about:  PLD forced Torts, Jarmo’s hand Aftermath of PLD — for Laine blockbuster Laine longterm? Blue Jackets face familiar foes with Panthers this week, Blackhawks over the weekend Monsters schedule and NWHL Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
50 min
125
Blue Jackets hit win column, 'Z' fights best fr...
After a rough start to the season against the Nashville Predators in Tennessee, the Blue Jackets finally hit the win column for the first time with a victory at the Detroit Red Wings on Martin Luther King Jr. Day! It was good seeing the offense maybe begin to hit their stride including goals from Pierre-Luc Dubois, Alexandre Texier, and Oliver Bjorkstrand. In this edition of The Cannon Cast we talk about:  Thoughts on the first three games between the Predators and Red Wings Pierre-Luc Dubois and team hitting their stride? Best friends University of Michigan teammates Zach Werenski and Dylan Larkin renew friendship Final thoughts Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30 min